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The Old Man and the Sea is one of Hemingway's most enduring works. Told in language of great simplicity and power, it is the story of an old Cuban fisherman, down on his luck, and his supreme ordeal — a relentless, agonizing battle with a giant marlin far out in the Gulf Stream. Here Hemingway recasts, in strikingly contemporary style, the classic theme of courage in the face of defeat, of personal triumph won from loss. Written in 1952, this hugely successful novella confirmed his power and presence in the literary world and played a large part in his winning the 1954 Nobel Prize for Literature.

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Hemingway's triumphant yet tragic story of an old Cuban fisherman and his relentless, agonizing battle with a giant marlin far out in the Gulf Stream combines the simplicity of a fable, the significance of a parable, and the drama of an epic.

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ISBN:
9780812416329
Author:
Hemingway, Ernest
Publisher:
Perfection Learning
Subject:
Fishers
Subject:
Male friendship
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Sea stories
Subject:
Literary
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Literature-A to Z
Publication Date:
19950531
Binding:
LIBRARY BOUND
Language:
English
Dimensions:
8.00x5.20x.60 in. .35 lbs.

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